DoubleTree by Hilton Chicago - Arlington Heights
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... With everything back in order, Joe took to checking our reservations weekly just to make sure everything was OK.
In July, a routine reservation check discovered that Joe’s reservation was back on hold status. WTF? So, more calls and more hours spent with his One World alliance buddies ultimately got Joe’s reservation back to ticketed status and it thankfully remains that way today. Whew!
Speaking of amazing, ...
... one star. The statue is representative of a woman with outstretched arms and we still aren’t entirely sure what this had to do with Chicago and why it was considered so famous, but it did confirm our lack of understanding (and interest - yes likely related issues) in modern art. We continue on down the darkened wind tunnel streets and finally reached Chicago's famed theatre district. The theatre district sat in the shadows of the elevated train line, illuminated only by ...
... lot of trouble.
Thanks to the detour we saw Sandusky Bay and also stopped at Darren's produce stand. Darren's main business (I found out) is moonshine. So after buying some local peaches and tomatoes Darren convinced me to take a sip of his moonshine and I was amazed at how good it tasted. He has two flavors Apple and Strawberry. Apple was for me and I walked away with a pint!
... of pictures of the famous red sign outside. I was then starting to feel a little hungry so I decided to head back to the Motel to drop off my purchases and grab some dinner. As it was just round the corner I decided to get a bite to eat at Hooters. I know it's not the best food in the world but there's a couple of things about Hooter that keep drawing me back. Andy and Lou (my boss on T-45 at BAES) keep joking that I go that often that I must have a Hooters discount ...
... and slowly get over my mortification I begin to enjoy myself. I would have loved to have had a hotdog to seal the experience but they put mustard on them. Yuck, mustard is poos. As usual the Cubs lost but it's not about the winning, it's about the game. It was great to see kids and adults alike with gloves ready to catch a foul ball. I just kept worrying one would come my way and I'd be embarrassed on tv by getting knocked out with a ball to the head. I kept ...
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- Shuttle bus service
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
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